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Fireworks Safety

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Fireworks Safety

  • Use fireworks outdoors only.
  • Obey local laws. If fireworks are not legal where you live, do not use them!
  • Always have water handy (a hose or buckets of water).
  • Only use fireworks as intended. DO NOT try to alter them or combine them.
  • Never re-light a “dud” firework (wait 20 minutes and then soak it in a bucket of water).
  • Use common sense when using fireworks. Spectators should keep a safe distance from the fireworks. The person lighting the fireworks should wear safety glasses.
  • Alcohol and fireworks do not mix! Have a “designated” person light fireworks.
  • Only persons over age 12 should be allowed to handle sparklers of any type.
  • DO NOT ever use homemade fireworks or illegal explosives; they can kill! Report illegal explosives to the fire or police department in your community.
  • Use only Utah State Fire Marshal approved fireworks (if you buy instate your buying legal)


Fireworks can be discharged, between the hours of 11am and 11pm except as noted:

  • July 1 – July 7  (July 4th hours extended to midnight)
  • July 21 – 27  (July 24th hours extended to midnight)
  • Coalville City has restrictions on fireworks. 
  • December 31  11am – 1am Jan. 1
  • Chinese New Year’s Eve  11am – 1am the follwoing day
Coalville City Fireworks Ordinances.pdf


Class “C” fireworks can be sold the following dates:

  • June 23 – July 27
  • December 29 – December 31
  • 2 days before and on Chinese New Year’s Eve
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